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  • Calendar

    August 28, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    A Guide to Locally-Roasted Coffee Beans in Metro Phoenix

    With over twenty coffee roasters in town making both boutique blends and distributing wholesale, there's undeniably a lot going on in the Phoenix coffee community. If you're feeling stuck in a rut with your java, why not try a whole new roastery to add some variety to your mornings. While this list ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    La Grande Orange vs. AZ 88: The BLT Battle

    The BLT: bacon, lettuce, tomato. It is a classic American sandwich that is just as good plain as it is dressed up with sauces and extra toppings. According to the Big Apple, the BLT stemmed from the Bacon Mit Tomato sandwich, which was named for the New York City subway line circa 1936. The BLT as w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    11 Fourth of July Specials at Metro Phoenix Restaurants

    Don't feel like doing the grilling this July 4th? Get a healthy buzz of all-American pride by supporting a local business. One of these 11 metro Phoenix establishments will be happy to help you put together the perfect feast of food and beer. A couple of restaurants offer a spectacular view of firew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Second Location of Essence Bakery Coming to Phoenix This Summer

    What's going on in East Phoenix these days? A better question might be: What isn't? See also: - Sam Fox Wants Us to Start Preparing for a "Life-Changing Food Experience" - New Restaurants in the Works for Arcadia's La Grande Orange From sushi to two new La Grande Orange concepts to a "life-chang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    New Restaurants in the Works for Arcadia's La Grande Orange

    Since notable sweets maker Tammie Coe pulled her pastries out of La Grande Orange (LGO) last August, news of the popular grocery and pizzeria in Arcadia (which since has expanded its in-house pastry department) has been whisper-quiet. Perhaps because it has a couple of secrets under way. See also: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Chow Bella's Gift Guide for the Starving College Student

    What? Not done with your holiday shopping? Yeah, neither are we. But we've been making lists -- and checking them twice -- and we've got some suggestions for the nice people on your list. Today, Chow Bella's Gift Guide for the Starving College Student. There's no single word that universally descr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2012

    Chow Bella's Top Phoenix Food Stories of the Week

    Every week, there's a cornucopia of Phoenix food news, features, and reviews to report here at Chow Bella. If you're like most people, you probably just don't have the time to get to all of it. It's kind of like those burgers at Old Town Whiskey; it just won't all fit in your mouth ... or in this ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Tammie Coe Cakes Ends Relationship With La Grande Orange

    As far as successful food hookups go, the longstanding one between well-known local pastry business Tammie Coe Cakes and La Grande Orange, the popular grocery and pizzeria in Arcadia, may be one of the Valley's best-known. But the relationship has come to a end. In a Facebook post today on the pag ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Zulu Caffé: Top Notch Cuisine Lands at Scottsdale Airport

    Airports and good food usually don't mix -- kind of like orange juice and toothpaste. But Metro Phoenix airports are apparently trying to start a new trend. In Sky Harbor, local restaurants including La Grande Orange, Cowboy Caio (although we're not sure how the recent bankruptcy filing may impact ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    400 Jobs Ready to Be Filled at New Sky Harbor Restaurants

    Talk about job creation on the fly. Four-hundred positions are in need of filling as the cache of new restaurants inside Terminal 4 in Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport prepare to open. HMSHost, the international airport restaurateur in charge of the food program, will open more than 15 new eateries thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    September 27 In Blogs: Russell Pearce, ClimbMax, Love Me Nots, La Grande Orange, and Going Gangbusters

    ​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Chef Paul Lindsay of La Grande Orange

    Lauren Saria ​This week in Chef Talk we'll sit down with Chef Paul Lindsay of La Grande Orange and the Arcadia Room.  When did you know you wanted to be a chef?As corny as it sounds, I pretty distinctly remember standing in the kitchen with my mom when I was like barely able to see up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Croque Madame Clash: La Grande Orange vs Essence Bakery

    James Waldron​ Whether you're more familiar with the Croque Monsieur or its counterpart, Croque Madame (which is basically a Croque Monsieur with a fried egg on top), you're most likely no stranger to the buttery, gruyere cheese and ham goodness of this treat. As of late, we've been on the hunt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Barrio Cafe, La Grande Orange, Cowboy Ciao and Cartel Coffee Coming to Sky Harbor

    WFairchild via Flickr You'll soon be able to grab Cartel's coffee on the "fly."​Earlier this week, we blogged about the upcoming restaurant changes at Sky Harbor International Airport's Terminal 4. Deliberations were underway for the initial restaurant "Master Concessionaire" recommendation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    May 13 In Blogs: Corky Gonzales, Summer Diets, The Love Me Nots, Barrio Cafe, and the ASU Undie Run

    ​​​In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries:

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Caroline Van Slyke's Perfect Food Day​ Caroline Van Slyke ​Caroline Van Slyke​ Caroline Van Slyke has a little half-acre organic urban farm in Arcadia called BOHO Farm and Home. Her passion is to share her harvest, build community and inspire others to eat from their yards. She opens up he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Windsor and Churn, DeMarco's Latest, to Open Next Week

    ​The guy who brought us Postino and La Grande Orange is at it again, with news today that two stylish-sounding eateries will open next week in Phoenix. This morning, reported that on April 25 Craig DeMarco is opening Windsor (a bar with light food) and Churn (ice cream) i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    This Weekend: Devoured Phx Culinary Classic

    Last year, Kai's table at Devoured was the most beautiful display of all.​Over the last few years, the Valley of the Sun has become the Valley of the Culinary Festivals. A handful of must-visit food- and wine-tasting events is now a sprawling season of eating, from East Valley to West. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    LGO Reportedly Pulls Out of CityScape

    Amy Silverman The kiss goodbye.​The Arizona Republic is reporting this morning that LGO Public House has pulled out of the CityScape project in downtown Phoenix.  Are you surprised? According to Howie Seftel, LGO is claiming "ventilation" problems in the space they were to occupy.&n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Certified Local Fall Festival Showcases Arizona Businesses

    ​Sample foods from local restaurants, drink local beer and wine for five bucks a cup, browse booths from local retailers, and listen to live local music. Notice anything here? Yep, it's all about Arizona at this Saturday's Certified Local Fall Festival, the sixth annual shindig hosted by Loca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    12: Rustica Pizza at Cibo

    ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments sectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    It's the Velvet Pumpkin, Lynne Bonnell!​Temperature forecasts be damned, it's fall. And fall means pumpkins. In fact, at yesterday's weekly Chow Bella meeting, we couldn't stop talking about all things pumpkin, so get ready for an onslaught -- soon. In honor of fall, this morning we went ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    23: Hot Pressed Tuna at La Grande Orange

    ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments section ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Ever Wonder What Happened to Norman Fierros?

      A. Scattergood​Still miss Norman Fierros' dessert chimichanga, the tiny Hershey bar fried to perfection, served at Norman's Arizona, his last local gig in what is now the heart of the La Grande Orange empire? Then you are a true Phoenician. And you probably r ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 8, 2010
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    May 10, 2010

    Top Ten Caffeinated Products: Caffiend

    Coffee Rush's Cherry Mocha​Since we started this "Caffiend" blog almost 18 months ago, we've tried tons of coffees, teas, energy drinks, and other caffeinated products. As we near our two-year anniversary, we took a look back at our reviews to see which items pumped us up the most. Here, in descen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Pulled Pork Sandwich at Hillside Spot

    ​I may never eat IKEA's Swedish meatballs again. After a post-New Year's Day pilgrimage to ogle fabrics and cute dishware that I really don't need at Tempe's uber-retailer, I remembered that new Hillside Spot is just down the street, on the other side of I-10 (4740 E. Warner Rd.). Consideri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    Tammie Coe Cakes Makes Holiday Treats

    Sweets and holidays go hand-in-hand, and Tammie Coe Cakes has made their collection of cupcakes, cookies and cakes even sweeter with winter-themed goodies. ​

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Oren J, What Are You Eating?

    Oren J The lead singer of Silver Medallion and writer for performs at Pussycat Lounge Wednesday, November 18 for Pinky Ring. What'd you eat for dinner last night? Half a bottle of Reposado 1800 tequila.Favorite food: Sashimi. Least favorite food: Swine/pig. Favorite De ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Tonight: Taste of the Biltmore

    It will be an all-you-can-eat extravaganza for charity tonight, when the third annual Taste of the Biltmore party takes over the National Bank of Arizona Corporate Center (6001 N. 24th St.) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Participating restaurants from the upscale 'hood include Donovan's, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Veggie Boy: La Grande Orange

    You won't be able to resist La Grande Orange's vegetarian sandwich. Local vegetarians have described it as "the best they've ever tasted." It's gotten lauded by gourmands across the Internet. And it's something that we're certain even the most die-hard of meat lovers will enjoy.And the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Dec. 16 In Blogs: East Valley Tribune, Weezer, La Grande Orange and More

    We understand that in the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. Worry not! We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Valley Fever: 2008 Death Penalty Stats Prove Old Man Nash is Hardly the Only One Av ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008
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    June 26, 2008

    Budget Beat: Via de Los Santos

    By Jay Bennett Is there a restaurant you love so much that you'd go there four times a week? Me neither. I live four blocks from La Grande Orange and love its pizzas and salads like nobody's business, but still, I eat them, like, twice a month, tops. The other night, I was at a Budget Beat reader- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    Cyclo, LGO, and mo'

    A girlfriend and I took a jaunt to Cyclo for lunch today to catch up with Justina Duong, who's been flirting with the idea of opening a second location of her popular Vietnamese restaurant in Central Phoenix. Well, I think she finally found her spot. It'll be in the same plaza as Movies On Central, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 20, 2007

    Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Arcadia after dark

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2007

    Act Globally, Drink Locally

    Hangin' with the YIMBYs at Duck & Decanter

  • Dining

    October 4, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007
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    July 12, 2007
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    June 1, 2007
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    May 7, 2007

    Where is Arlecchino?

    This morning, my voicemail box was bursting with messages about The Big Chill, and a lot of the callers wanted to know the same thing: Where is Arlecchino? (Most people said they liked the piece, but one guy had the nerve to say that my omission of an address was a weakness of being a female write ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2007

    Be my guest

    Feeling blue: Roaring Forties rocks My Sunday evening ritual involves HBO (currently Rome, but soon to be The Sopranos and Entourage), a handful of friends in my tiny living room, and snacks -- the more, the better. The group consists of me, my foodie/fashionista friend, and a bunch of hungry gu ... More >>

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004
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    September 18, 2003


    La Grande Orange

  • Dining

    April 10, 2003

    Pie vs. Pie

    Digging out of the Valley's pizza rut

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 26, 2002

    Best Farmers' Market

    La Grande Orange

  • Dining

    June 13, 2002

    Blo Hard

    The Velvet Room gets a fishy facelift

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